Applying Uniform Guidance in Your Single Audits

Description

This course provides you with the knowledge to be more efficient and effective at planning and performing audits in accordance with the requirements of the Uniform Guidance and the Single Audit Act. Make sure your skills are up-to-date with the latest information in this challenging audit area.

Highlights

  • Introduction to single audits
  • Preparation of the schedule of expenditures of federal awards and determining major programs
  • Understanding, assessing, and testing internal control
  • Testing compliance with federal statutes and regulations and applicable compliance requirements
  • Auditor reporting in a Uniform Guidance compliance audit
  • Program-specific audits
  • Administrative requirements and cost principles in a single audit

Objectives

  • Analyze the relationship of the Single Audit Act and the OMB Uniform Guidance.
  • Identify the types of guidance and requirements found in the Uniform Guidance.
  • Identify fundamental auditee and auditor responsibilities related to a compliance audit of federal awards.
  • Determine major federal programs.
  • Determine the requirements of the single audit as it relates to understanding internal control, assessing the level of control risk, and testing the effectiveness of internal control relative to federal awards.
  • Identify the single audit requirements for testing the direct and material compliance requirements for major programs.
  • Determine reporting requirements.
  • Identify the audit and reporting requirements for program-specific audits.

Designed For

Auditors performing single audit engagements, internal financial staff of governments, and staff of not-for-profit entities interacting with auditors



Leaders

Robert Bedwell

Bob is an Audit and Advisory professional, with over 36 years of audit and accounting experience. Bob regularly assists clients with a full range of corporate audit and assurance services, including financial statement preparation, auditing, SEC reporting, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, due diligence, financing regulatory compliance, accounting system oversight, internal controls, IFRS conversions, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance advisory, and the independent review of external data. Bob has been a discussion leader on numerous topics for Surgent Professional Education, the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as for the firms for which he has worked, and has received high evaluations for his knowledge of topics and presentation skills. Bob received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey, and has also earned a Masters in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University. Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Florida, Bob is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has previously served as chairman of the FICPA Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards Committee.